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Missing turns, backtracking, idling while trying to decipher a map—these waste gas and create unnecessary pollution. Knowing where you’re going in advance saves you time, money, and cuts your contribution to climate change. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
We can’t trust the utility’s publicists to represent correctly their own carbon emissions. by Bradford H. Hager, MIT earth sciences professor and a part-time resident of Mercer Portland Press Herald op-ed Hydro-Quebec’s claim that – as paraphrased by Portland Press Herald Staff Writer Edward D. Murphy – the electricity they would send south is “produced with Read More
Other bills include proposals to require MaineCare to provide coverage for legal abortion services, and to make vehicle inspections on new cars valid for two years. by Scott Thistle, Staff Writer Portland Press Herald news story The Maine Legislature is back to work and already has 25 bills moving through the process, including one that Read More
There were many reasons to celebrate the inauguration of Governor Janet Mills on Wednesday evening, January 2. The fact that she is the first woman to hold the post is already an important part of Maine’s story and history. For anyone who cares deeply about protecting Maine’s environment, Governor Mills’ speech has further reason to Read More
Want to help raise awareness about climate change? Join NRCM’s annual Polar Bear Dip & Dash on December 31st—a 5k morning run followed by a noontime polar plunge into Casco Bay. It’s fun for a great cause! Learn more and register at https://nrcm.salsalabs.org/dipdash. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Read More
Points to Efficiency Maine announcement on fast charging EV stations as a positive step NRCM news release Augusta, ME – Below is a statement from NRCM’s Climate and Clean Energy Director Dylan Voorhees on an announcement yesterday that nine Northeast and mid-Atlantic states and the District of Columbia signed a landmark agreement to curb pollution Read More
As we near the end of the 2018 Year of the Bird celebration that commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the famed Migratory Bird Treaty and its implementing legislation in the U.S. and Canada, it is well that we think of the future of a bird like the Pine Siskin whose populations know no human political Read More
Thanks to everyone who joined us in Portland on Monday, December 31 for the Natural Resources Council of Maine’s 11th annual Polar Bear Dip & Dash. You can still donate in support of your favorite team or individual! Race results will be available at https://www.3craceproductions.com/prevresults.php. See photos and video from Maine Running Photos. NRCM’s chilling and thrilling 5k and polar bear Read More